Miscellaneous Archives - Elementary Education

How to Install Fonts After You Buy a TpT Product

Have you ever bought a product on TpT only to find out you have to install fonts to use it? Buying products on TpT isn’t always a walk in the park. For teachers who are looking for a quick win, it can feel really frustrating feeling to buy a product…

Lesson Planning for Distance Learning

How can you teach your students when they can’t physically be in your classroom?

14 Random Must-Have Teacher Items

When thinking about must-have teacher items, I always think about school supplies. School supplies are one of my favorite things in the entire world. Throw me in the office supply aisle and I could browse those shiny, beautiful pens and notebooks for way longer than the average human being. Same…

Meet the Teacher #3: Makayla, Technology Teacher

Meet Makayla, a technology teacher who has paved her own path at her school. Since starting teaching 2 years ago, Makayla’s position at the school has morphed into a science + technology teacher for 20 of the classes in her building! Makayla is a Harry Potter mega-fan and even has…

Meet the Teacher #2: Hannah, 2nd Grade Teacher

Meet the Teacher! Meet Hannah, a motorcycle-riding, painting and crocheting 2nd grade teacher who loves pasta and anime! Hannah lived in Hawaii during college, but now teaches in Idaho in a school that was built almost 100 years ago and has no air conditioning. Hannah’s journey to the classroom is…

Homework Is Terrible, Spread the Word

If I had to pick a teaching soapbox, homework would be mine. It’s bad for kids, yet it still exists in way too many schools. And look–I get it. Change is an inevitable constant in life–always has been, always will be. It’s funny, then, that change still has the power…

Back to School: The Good, The Bad, + The Ugly

Listen up. Back to school season has always been a favorite of teachers all over the world, but we’d be lying to ourselves if we didn’t acknowledge the challenges that also come along with this exhilarating, exhausting time. The first two weeks of school is the hardest part of a…